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NEWS 



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Volume 3 



Plainville, Mass., Feb. 2, 1922 



Number 3 




Bag Topics 

A Hive of Industry. 
Bags — Where They Go. 
Adapt Yourselves. 
The Time Factor. 



By IIakry B. Rowan 



A Section of The Office 



Pin Feathers From The What Our Trade Mark 



Chickens 



Means 



Our Middleboro girls gathered an- 
other sealp Jan. 18th, when they de- 
feated Team No. 1 of the shop quite 
decisively. The winners were in good 
form throughout, especially Mi's. 
Goodwin, who acted as "anchor" po- 
sition, prominent on every team. Sad 
to relate, both anchors dragged bad- 

Marie Carroll gathered the maples 
from all corners, proving herself a 
star of the first magnitude.. Frances 
Penniman takes to bowling ! a 
duck to water. Her robing was ry 
pood, and as we hear she is very soon 
to become a shopmate, she will imlke 
another star to add to our already 
long list of ladies. Ethel was an- 
chor, and she shaved "cm so close 
without getting them, that it Mas 
pathetic. Better luck next limo. 
Ethel. Louise was there a million, 
but Vivian Passmore showed some 
classy bowling and led with a high 
single of 111. This is mighty good 
bowling for anyone, girl or man. Our 
hats are off to you, Yiv. Ruby had a 
little hard luck, which, coupled with 
an off night, gave her some rather 
low scores but it doesn't show her 
real ability. "Cannon-ball Elsie - " 
Cont'd on page <S Col. 3 



If you were handed a piece of pa- 
per money or a coin purporting to be 
issued by some country of which you 
never heard, of whose financial sta- 
bility you were in doubt, you would 
doubt the value of such money If of- 
fered your choice btween it and legal 
tender of the U. S. A., there is little 
question which you would take. 

Our money i. of known value; a 
value guaranteed "by the almost inex- 
haustible resources of this country. 
Consequently when you know that 
the bill or coin was issued by the U. 
S. Government you accept it without 
hesitation. And the well-known de- 
sign of bill or coin is your method of 
identification — it is the trade mark 
which your Uncle Sam puts on his 
product when he mints it. 

Now heres' the analogy between 
this national trade mark and the trade 
symbol of a manufacturer — Whiting 
& Davis Co., for example. 

Purchasers of our products have re- 
ceived excellent value for their 
money. We have won their confidence. 
Thai portion of the public which 
owns Whiting & Davis Mesh Dags as- 
sociates value duality, integrity with 
the Whiting & Davis name— and with 
Cont'd on page 8 Col. '2 



The writer was privileged to be 
shown through a Large leather goods 
plant last week where the game of 
business is being played for all there 
is in it. 

From the head of the concern to 
office boy, one and all appreciate 
through intensive training, the value 
of time. To see them work is a rev- 
elation, and yet one ceases to wonder 
at the success attained by this con- 
cern which, by the way, is only a 
young one, when one stops to think 
what they do with their time. Min- 
utes count with them. Let them mean 
as much to us. Don't forget we have 
sixty minutes in every hour. "Make 
them Count" with every ounce of 
ability possessed. 

"Morris White" is the house 
above referred to, and The White 
Brothers, who, in great measure are 
responsible for its success, are still 
on the sunny side of forty, working 
every day as hard as any to keep the 
success which has been won. 



Many have remarked, "I don't see 
what becomes of all the Mesh Ba^s 
we make." Of course they can't sec. 
no more than Henry Ford can 
where the Flivvers go, but he knows 
there is hardly a place in the coun- 
try but can trot out one for inspec- 
tion. From indications he hasn't 
reached the saturation point yet, and 
they do eventually wear out, and peo- 
ple must have more. 

I don't know exactly how many 
women there arc in the country, but 
it's a safe bei that there are millions 
who would appreciate a handy little 
mesh bag. Thrr tgh our advertising, 
we are getting their attention. The 
next step is a sale. 



Conditions change. This applies to 
our work of making mesh bags as well 
to a thousand and one other 
TURM OVER 



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WADCO NEWS 



Wadco News 



PUBLISHED SeMI-MoXTHLY 

by Employees of Whiting »fc Davis Co. 

Plainville, Mass. 
Editor . . H. B. Rowas 

dissociate Editors 
Lawrence Cook Canadian Factory 

Phoebe Havey Sol'd Mesh Dept. 

Kit 3 A brains Unsol'd Mesh Dept. 

Dick Barton Mtsh Dept. 

Ted Peterson Stamp Dept. 

Erwin Sylvia Tool Dept. 

Frank Brown Bench Dept. 



FACTS 

Jumpers made of woven wool and 
laced up the front, were worn by wo- 
men many centuries ago. 



•ABOUT BANK- 



Decayed teeth, a sign of teethache, 
have been found is a skull thousands 
of years old, thus proving that this 
ailment is not a modern one due to 
civilization. 



COMMERCIAL PRESS-PRINTERS 



BAG TOPICS Cont'd 
things. Keep your eyes open, watch 
the tendency and adapt yourself to 
?onditions as they change. Be ready 
for things as they come up. 

It is the progressive man who car- 
ries off the fruits of victory, not he 
who sits back expecting jothers to 
come to his way of thinking. 



American typists are said to sur- 
pass those of other nations, largely 
owing to the fact that they learn the 
"touch" system, whereby the eyes 
never rest on the keyboard. 



More street accidents occur in a 
big city during the "slack" hours 
than in the business "rush" hours, 
between three o'clock and four 
o'clock in the afternoon showing the 



highest figures. 



Mr. B. C. Forbes says the easiest 
thing some people do is to keep busy. 
You have seen the person who is al- 
ways busy, doing trivial things such 
as sharpening lead pencils, or attend- 
ing to other minor duties, that he has 
no time to listen. Opportunity comes 
to him as to all others, but his work 
swallows him up. he forgets what he 
is busy for. Hifc response to all re- 
quests' is "I don't have time!'" 

The man who makes progress is of 
a different stripe. He doesn't steal 
the office boy's work in order to keep 
engaged. He has a goal and he is 
always thinking, planning, and seek- 
ing the quickest and best way to at- 
tain it. Think it over. 



Teach children what to put in their 
stomachs rather than where the stom- 
ach is. and how to keep the skin clean 
rather than how many bones they have 
in their bodies, says a well-known 
physician. 



Toys were packed in cheap coffins 
exported by Germany before the war, 
to save space. 



The actual weight of the human 
brain or the size of the head is no 
sign of special intelligence. 



Every night the curfew is rung at 
nine o'clock in Lincoln's Inn: the 
bell used was brought from Calais in 
1596. 



BUSINESS 
The problem is to give the public 
an article which the public thinks is 
right in quality and price. What the 
manufacturer or retailer thinks on 
these matters is beside the point. 



Mexican's sombreros of the best 
quality are so costly that it would 
take a years' wages of a workman to 
buv one. 



OBSERVATIONS 



Newly Wed: "Nothing like it, my 
bow You just marry a sweet girl, 
like my wife, for instance, and settle 
down— one that is not afraid to share 
vour lot for better or wot 

-nfirmed Bachelor ("unconvinc- 
.(1 : -S uiida nice, but some of these 
shareholders blossom into directors." 



You can always tell what a man is 
by what he does when he has nothing 

to do. 



1. Its not the load, but thinking 
about it that makes you tired. 

2. Never mind if you do get a 
headache chasing an idea, it is better 
than getting a sore head nursing a 
grouch. 

3. That an honest man does not 
have to tell it. 

4. Most of us live our way into our 
thinking rather than think our way 
into our living. 



Have you always looked on Savings 
Banks as useful, fossilized institu- 
tions without enterprise, and lacking 
in aggressiveness. Many look on such 
institutions as poor hustlers for busi- 
ness and would welcome activity 
looking to the care of their savings. 
This it seems to the ordinary ob- 
server, is where the majority of sav- 
ings banks and societies fall down, 
viz.. they don't go after deposits and 
do all they can to help one to save. 
Instead, they are content to publish 
a statement of condition from time 
to time. Xmas Savings Clubs we must 
admit are helping greatly in the mat- 
ter. 



Some people are so busy worrying 
about the general depression that 
they haven't time to go after new 
business. 



DEMAND FOR MESH BAGS IN 
CANADA 



Men may work side by side without 
working together. 

I'LL DO ALL I CAN, WILL YOU? 



(Clipping from a Canadian paper.) 
The general use of handbags as a 
complement of feminine attire this 
season has created a decided demand 
for mesh bags, and Messrs. Whiting 
& Davis Company, of Sherbrooke, re- 
port that their business is as good 
and even a trifle better than last 
year. This company has been obliged 
to engage extra help and work over- 
time to cope with the heavy orders 
that are coming in. 

It is pleasing to note the strides 
this industry has taken since its in- 
ception in Canada. Formerly mesh 
bags were imported and couseauent- 
ly marketed at a considerably higher 
figure than that at which they are 
now obtainable. Duty and exchange 
rates on soldered mesh was a consider- 
able item — so much so that it made 
the price to the ladies almost pro- 
hibitive and the market consequently 
a limited one. Today, made in Can- 
ada, mesh bags bid fair to develop in- 
to an industry of large proportions. 
The finished article is exactly the same 
as the imported lines were previously, 
and the green gold finish, which is 
proving so popular, presents an at- 
tractive appearance. 

Now that these goods are made in 
Canada, the manufacturers can mar- 
ket them s\\ much more reasonable 
prices, and this is another feature 
which is undoubtedly helping to stim- 
ulate the demand. 



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Scenes at The Banquet 



Whiting & Davis Relief Association Holds Annual Banquet and Dance 



A jolly good time was indulged in 
by members of the W. & D. Relief 
Association, gathered together for 
their annual banquet on Monday 
evening, Jan. 23, in the Factory Res- 
taurant. 

During the banquet great excite- 
ment prevailing at times owing to the 
antics of the "black faced waiters", 
of whom there were an even dozen 
present, indulging in crap games with 
its attendant shouting and calling. 
This surely was one of the novel feat- 
ures of .he evening and enjoyed by 
all. 

Miss Madeline Doran, pianist of the 
evening, accompanied Dick Berkeley 
in several songs. Readings were giv- 
en by Gene Manchester and Bud Ken- 
yon. Bill Brennan gave a buck and 
wing dance which was well received, 
getting generous applause. 

Toastmaster Frank Brown called 
upon Dan Crotty, among others, for a 
few remarks This being wholly un- 
expected by Dan. it was with difficul- 
ty a half dozen black faced waiters 
stood him upon a chair. Dan recover- 
ing himself, called the turn by asking 
for remarks by Vie Zilch who being 
taken aback, blushed like a maiden, to 
the roots of his hair, begging to be ex- 
cused. 



Mr. Willis Fuller, president of the 
association, gave those present a good 
insight into the work being done by 
the relief. Among other things draw- 
ing attention to the laxness on the 
part of many in not reporting imme- 
diately to him when sick; this being 
done in many cases after the illness 
was gotten over, and the applicant 
returned to work. As all know who 
belong to the Relief, notification 
should be given just as soon as sick- 
ness comes. 

Mr. Byron Gardner, the secretary 
and treasurer, gave out the financial 
statement for the year, analyzing it to 
give a better understanding of the fig- 
ures to those present. He said, while 
the Relief was in good condition he 
was one who favored building up the 
treasury so as to show $5000, in order 
to meet any emergency which might 
arise in the future. Since its incep- 
tion $12,000 has been paid out in ben- 
efits. This statement was greeted 
with much applause. 

Mr. Charles Whiting, who was 
present, accompanied by his daugh- 
ter, Mrs. Walter Rice, was called up- 
on for a few words, lie responded by 
congratulating those present upon the 

good condition of the Association and 
the service rendered by it in the past. 



He also considered it essential to the 
future of the Relief to build up its 
assets. Another epidemic such as w r e 
had with the "flu" would be a severe 
drain on the treasury. 

The following officers were elected 
for the ensuing year: Willis Fuller, 
president; Frank Gaddcs, vice-presi- 
dent ; Byron Gardner, secretary and 
treasurer. 

The tables being cleared, a flash- 
light picture was taken which we re- 
gret to say turned out poorly. 

For those who wished to play 
bridge four tables were placed. Bob 
Austin won the first prize, which was 
a deck of cards enclosed in a fine 
leather case. 

Walter Lowe carried off the booby 
— a can of sardines. 

A good many of those present went 
over after the banquet to the Town 
Hall, where the dance committee 
awaited them with Wild's Orchestra. 
Dancing shortly was in order with 
many counles upon the floor enjoying; 
themselves. Some amusing scenes took 
place as one or two did their best at 
limbering up. Dancing lasted until 
11.30 o'clock. 

One ard all appreciated the (rood 
time, and look forward to more of 
them in the future. 



CAUGHT IN THE MESH 



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Willixg Workers 



Willis Fuller, the 
popular manager 
of the Receiving 
Department is well 
known for his 
many activities, in- 
cluding town and 
factory. One hard- 
ly thinks of the 
Whiting & Davis 

Relief Association without thinking of 
Mr. Fuller. He has given largely of his 
time in furthering this worthy associa- 
tion, and for years he has been identi- 
fied with it and is right there when a 
social good time comes up. Mr. Fuller 
is a very good impromptu speaker. 




It gives us pleas- 
ure to introduce 
John Leffler of the 
Bench Department, 
although on second 
thought he hard ly 
needs an introduc- 
tion for he came to 
work about 42 
years ago. John i= 
a very conscienti- 
ous workman and has had a great deal 
of experience on sterling frames, at one 
time working almost exclusively on 
them. He lives in Plainville at present 
but for many years traveled back and 
forth from Pawtucket, R. I. 




There are ten little fingers 
And ten little t 
At Clarence Skinner's home, 
That he is proud to own. 
Clarence likes to have a 
Baby call him Dadda. 
The reason he has four 
Is to hear it all the more. 
Oh. gee. he'll kiss every finger 

And kiss every toe; 
At home, sweet home, he'll linger 
For he's needed there, I know. 
If he looks like his mother 
What a child he must be, 
But if he looks like Dad 
Then he has my sympathy. 
For he's got ten little fingers 
And ten little t<< 

Waiting for him at his Home. Sweet 
Home. 



Meet Erwin Svl- 
▼ia of the Tool De- 
partment. The 
Wadco's Cartoon- 
ist. Everyone is in- 
terested in car- 
toons for we never 
know what moment 
the axe will fa'l. 
and while we like 
to see pictures of 
others, isn't it true we rather draw into 
our shells when he is around. Never- 
theless. Mr. Sylvia we are sure will do 
his best to please. He has been with 
the concern about nine years, emoloyed 
most of the time on special mesh ma- 
chine work. 




After hearing a conversation the 
other day in regard to the girls in 
the Assembly Room being slow in the 
Athletic Sports, it may be so. but I 
will say they are not slow when it 
comes to indoor sports, such as 
hanging up and spiraling mesh bags. 
Their motto is: ''Action and do good 
work." so as to uphold the reputation 
of the Whiting & Davis Co. When 
our boss says "This is a rush, girls,' 
they know what it means and like 
bnsy*bees they <jo to it. In conclu- 
sion. I will say that no department 
has anything on the Assembly Room 
L'irls. 

(Signed) 

One of the Assembly Girls. 

P. S. How is that for a Peptomist ? 




Now it gives us 
great pleasure to 
introduce this 

young lady of 
quiet manner and 
pleasing personali- 
ty, Miss Phoebe 
Havey, associate 
editor of the Wad- 
co. With her sis- 
ter Tutie, they 

make up the combination known as the 
"Gold Dust Twins". They're good 
workers and general favorites. 



Here we have 
Rita Abrams. Chief 
inspector of the 
Unsoldered Mesh 
Department, also 
associate editor of 
the "Wadco News". 
She is waiting for 
her license to op- 
erate the new over- 
head Trolley (Lam- 
son Carrier) recen 
department. 




fly installed in the 



Now you all 
know Miss Clara 
Guild of the Sold- 
ered Mesh Dept., 
and Mr. Sweet's 
very capable as- 
sistant, who was 
written up at 
length in our last 
issue. Well boys, 
she has been with 

us 10 years now and says she isn't sorry 
for a day. Many will vouch for her 
even disposition. She is a favorite with 
all in her department. 






SERVICE BRANCH 



Things That Never Happen 
Anna Reynolds — "With a beau." 
Ina Simmons — "With curly hair!" 
Rita Lantaigne — '"Over speeding."' 
Madaline Doran — *" Without the ex- 
planation." 
Dot Collins — "Covering her ankl 




OUR PRESIDENT WAS SFRVFD A 
bPFCJAL DISH. 



WADCO NEWS 



INTERESTING TO COPPER 
USERS 



J. Parke Channing, vice-president 
of Miami Copper Co., told Columbia 
Engineering Schools Alumni Friday, 
that copper surplus, which was esti- 
mated at around 1.000,000,000 pounds 
at beginning of 1921, will have prac- 
tically vanished early in 1922. World 
copper shortage threatens in 15 years 
unless new deposits are found. He al- 
so expressed opinion that copper will 
stabilize itself at 16 cents a pound. 
Unless industrial conditions in Ger- 
many become normal this former big 
customer cannot take her regular sup- 
ply of metal. 



SAVING WASTE 



The Log of Long-Bell, the publica- 
tion of The Long-Bell Lumber Com- 
pany, publishes a unique article by 
the Chief Engineer Miller on "A 
Piece of Cotton Waste" Cotton 
waste, both white and colored, can be 
used for wiping off machinery or in 
packing for truck boxes, etc. The 
waste of waste comes in by throwing 
the cotton variety away after it has 
been used once, say, to wipe one's 
oity hands with. 

On this point Mr. Miller says : 

I have seen more than one take a 
clean piece of waste, wipe their hands 
once, then throw it down wherever 
they happen to be. Someone else has 
to pick it up, generally the clean-up 
man, as no one will notice it lying 
around. It eventually finds its way 
to the burner or trash pile and is 
burned up. 

Oily waste is a great fire hazard, as 
it easily takes fire through spontan- 
eous combustion, and numerous fires 
are started in this way. 

In the power department of The 
Long-Be 1 ! Company, waste is saved 
and used again. Cans, placed at con- 
venient places in the factory, collect 
the oily waste. When full, these cans 
are emptied in the engine room. The 
waste material is boiled for about two 
hours, and then run through an or- 
dinary clothes wringer while the 
waste is still hot. 

The result of this process follows: 

We get, usually, ten gallons of oil 
at each cleaning. This is allowed to 
settle. We then draw off about eight 
gallons of good oil. This oil is worth 
forty cents a gallon, and the washed 
cotton waste will wipe machinery bet- 
ter and cleaner than a new piece of 
waste. 



ASSEMBLY ROOM 

Cupid has been getting busy again, 
this time in the Assembly Room. It 
is rumored that our shop-mate Jo- 
sephine Faas is wearing a new ring. 
Es that right, Josie? 

We regret to hear that Mrs. Ellis 
of the Assembly Room slipped on the 
ice and sprained her ankle. We all 
hope she will be able to be back with 
us again soon. 



In an average life of 70 years, not 
counting the first 10, over 21 years 
are spent in sleep, over 16 in work, 
11 months in dressing and undressing, 
and 7 months in church going, says 
one statistician. 



GOLD IN THE SOUDAN 



A native of Satadougou (French 
Soudan) has recently found, in the 
auriferous grounds of the Faleme, a 
gold nugget of the exceptional weight 
of two kilogrammes. It is the first 
nugget found in the Soudan since 
1898, when a native discovered, in the 
south of Bafoulabe, a nugget weigh- 
ing nearly 30 kilogrammes. 

Cont'd from page 1 Col. 2 
our trade mark as the symbol of that 
name. 

And many women who perhaps do 
not as yet own Whiting & Davis Mesh 
Bags are acquiring thru our national 
advertising a conception of the qual- 
ity of our mesh bags only a shade less 
definite than that of the women who 
have judged through actual owner- 
ship. 

That is what a trade mark — our 
trade mark, to be specific — means to 
the public. We started, however, to 
outline what it means to each of us. 

The Whiting & Davis trade mark, 
backed by the confidence of thousands 
means, primarily, stability — the sta- 
bility of this business, the assurance 
of continued production because of a 
market to absorb our product. It 
means work for all of us, and on work 
with its remuneration, depends, for 
most of us, the ability to enjoy lift 1 . 

Your interest in the Whiting & Da- 
vis trade mark is a vital one. So be 
certain that your part of the work 
can in no way reflect upon the stand- 
ing of that trade mark with the pub- 
lie, that the stability of the business 
and your job be not jeopardized. 

That trade mark comes pretty near 
being a mighty personal concern with 
every one of us. Let's add to its al- 
ready high standing with the public. 
THE WADCO AD-MAX. 



FROM THE LONDON WATCH- 
MAKER, JEWELER, SILVER- 
SMITH AND OPTICIAN 



Definitions of Terms 
Gold Fronted 

Goods the fronts of which are made 
from a sheet of gold, which can be 
separated (by running the solder) 
and the front portion is then all gold. 
Rolled Gold, Gold Plate and Rolled 
Gold Plate 
Asheet of gold sweated or soldered 
to a thicker sheet or bar of base metal 
and the whole rolled down together. 
In the case of wire the definition 
shall be that the whole of the bar of 
base metal is surrounded with gold, 
sweated or soldered on and the whole 
drawn down together. The test we 
recommend is that the goods if an- 
nealed and pickled will show a sur- 
face of gold. With regard to rolled 
gold, your subcommittee has con- 
sidered the possibility of fixing a min- 
imum standard for rolled gold, but 
after very thorough consideration of 
the matter, arrived at the conclusion 
that this is impracticable. The same 
definition applies to these terms, but 
the sub-committee recommend the use 
of the term* "rolled gold." 
Gold Filled 

A term chiefly used by the makers 
^f watch cases and should be confined 
to the manufacturers of these and 
similar goods, such as cigarette cases, 
sovereign purses, etc. A sheet of base 
metal covered both sides with sheets 
of gold sweated or soldered on. 
Gold Shell 

An article of base metal complete- 
ly cased in gold by any process, so 
that if cut through (so as to expose 
the base metal) and immerse in acid 
until all the base metal is dissolved, a 
shell of gold is left. 

Gold Cased 

An electro-deposit of gold on base 
metal which must stand the pure ni- 
tric acid test. 

Gilt 

A deposit of gold on base metal by 
chemical or electro-deposition pro- 
cess. 

Fire Gilt or Mercurial Gilt 

"Articles covered with gold dis- 
solved in mercury, which are put into 
the fire to burn out the mercury." 



Lady (to small boy, scrubbing the 
front door steps) : "Is your mother 



in 



9 ,, 



Small boy: "Do you think I would 
be scrubbing those steps if she was 
not?" 



I'LL DO ALL I CAN! WILL YOU? 



WADCO NEWS 



ACCIDENT 

Mrs. Lena Ellis, of the Assembly 
Room, has been confined to her home 
on Cottage street, as the result of an 
injury to her spine received when she 
slipped on an orange peel and fell. 
This may not be anyone's fault in 
particular, but being a little more 
careful not to throw things of this 
kind on the floors, would often avoid 
accidents such as this. 

Mrs. Ellis is a little more com- 
fortable and we hope that she will 
soon be able to return to work. 



THE SPIDER IS ''FLY"! 



Cuspidors and refuse cans are sup- 
plied and located in the different 
parts of the factory for such waste. 
Keep the floors clean. This tends to 
make for a hygienic factory with all 
its attendant blessing 



TEN COMMANDMENTS. 



1. Don't lie. It wastes my time 
and yours. I am sure to catch you in 
the end, and that end is the wrong 
end. 

2. "Watch your work, not the clock. 
A lung work makes a long day 
short ; and a short day \s work makes 
my face long. 

3. Give me more than I expect, and 
1 will give you more than you expect. 
I can afford to increase your pay if 
you increase my profits. 

4. You owe so much to yourself 
you cannot afford to owe anybody else 
Keep out of debt, or keep out of my 
shop. 

5. Dishonesty is never an accident. 
Good men, like good women, never see 
temptation when they meet it. 

6. Mind your own business and in 
time you'll have a business of your 
own to mind. 

7. Don't do anything here which 
hurts your self-respect. An employee 
who is willing to steal for me is will- 
in« to steal from me. 

8. It is none of my business what 
you do at night. But if dissipation 
affects what you do the next day, and 
you do half as much as I demand, 
you'll last half as long as you hoped. 

ft. Don't tell me what I like to 
hear, but what I ought to hear. I 
don't want a valet for my vanity, but 
one for my dollars. 

10. Don't kick if I kick. If you're 
worth while correcting you're worth 
while keeping. I don't wasntime cut 
ting Bpecka out of rotten appl' 

— Author Unknown. 



Have you ever seen a spider con- 
structing his web? It is one of the 
most interesting and most beautiful 
sights in Nature. 

Having found a suitable place, he 
begins first to make the "spokes". 
The spokes are made of a different 
kind of material from the web prop- 
er — they are not sticky. 

Now begins the real business of 
making the trap itself. Starting at 
one of the spokes, the spider gums 
down a thread, then moves in a spiral 
direction, paying out the thread as 
he goes. It is gummed firmly down to 
each spoke, and it is provided with 
thousands of tiny drops of gum in be- 
tween the spokes. 

Round and round goes the spider 
weaving the sticky net and spacing 
its meshes so that no fly can pass be- 
tween them. 

As soon as the trap is perfect, the 
spider takes up his position at its cen- 
tre, laying each of his eight legs on 
one of the spokes. In this way he is 
able to feel at once the arrival of a 
fly in any part of the net. If he cap- 
tures an insect too large to be dealt 
with summarily, he weaves a fine web 
around it, and does not come to close 
quarters until it is so securely bound 
that it cannot move a limb. 



WHAT'S THE GOOD? 



Ever been stopped by the man who 

cries, 
"What's the good of it all?" 
Perhaps you swallowed his groans 

and sighs 
And your spirits begin to fall 
Remember, whenever a job's begun 
There's a joy in getting it properly 

done, 
And work for its own sake's lots of 

fun. 
Be hanged to the pessimist Son-of-a- 

Guu 
With his "What's the good of it 

all?" 

There's many a fellow will cry to you, 

"What's the good of it all?" 
And there's only one possible thing 

to do — 
Answer the clarion Call. 
Advance!— if there's only a yard to 

go! 
Work — if it 's only a seed to sow ! 
And when you get to the End — 

you'll know 
What's the good of it all. 



ARE YOU GETTING SOME- 
WHERE OR NOWHERE? 

Speaking of success in life, the late 
James J. Hill, the great railroad 
builder, said: "If you want to know 
whether you are destined to be a suc- 

- or a failure in life, vou can • 
ily find out. The test is simple and 
it is infallible. Are you able to 'Save 
Money? If not, drop out. You will 
lose. You may think not, but you 
will lose, as sure as you live. The 
seed of saeeess is not in you." Many 
have quoted the above and have ad- 
mitted that it tells the story. Would 
it not be a good thing for all of us to 
think this over and make a start at 
the begiining of 1922? Let's fay. 



He Knows: 

Elihu Mink of Long Island learned 
to make it from an advertised re- 
cipe and will not have any trouble 
making it any more. The funeral 
was held from the house. 
The Seeing Eye: 

PEACEFUL YALLEY 
Can you imagine: — 

M. Heckman as a judge? 

Mrs. Wheeler not stumbling? 

F. Warren, not holding on to her 
neck? 

F. Caughlin and D. Levesque with- 
out a novel? 

Mrs. Hooper not worrying about 
working Saturdav p. m. ? 

Ida S. without her "Say"? 

Mrs. Buxton not wanting to go 
sporting ? 

Harold French obeying orders 
promptly? 

Cont'd from page 1 Col. 1 
scattered the pins all over the alley 
and turned in some good strings. In 
fact they all did, and although our 
girls got beat, they showed some real 
bowling and we're all behind them 
rootirg for the next match. The 
scores : 

MIDDLEBORO 
Carroll, 85 85 93 263 

Rose. 85 75 72 232 

Bolduc, 85 75 72 232 

Penniman. 86 85 86 257 

Goodwin, 75 73 80 228 



Totals. 426 404 405 1235 
PLAINYILLE 

Passmore. Ill 77 78 265 

Burton. 68 56 63 187 

McKeon, 89 80 81 250 

Quirk. 89 74 76 239 

Anderson, 81 75 88 244 



Total, 



438 362 386 11-6